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Old 11-23-2004, 09:13 AM   #1
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In Gnome. How do you stop it opening a new window every time you double click?


ok, this is a strange question but im asking because it drives me insaine! When ever i double click on something (say im browsing through files, i double click on a new folder and it opens in a new window). I REALLY hate this, i end up with my screen totally filled with open windows that i actually dont want!

Can anyone help me? aparently it is in the settings somewhere but i have no clue where. can anyone PLEASE help me? i would love you for ever if you can sort this problem out or give me some advice.

Thanks in advance, Ben.
 
Old 11-23-2004, 01:17 PM   #2
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I'm not using gnome now, but maybe this will help...
http://www.bytebot.net/geekdocs/spatial-nautilus.html
 
Old 11-23-2004, 06:18 PM   #3
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on the application menu, go to Preferences -> More preferences -> File management. Then on the Behaviour tab, uncheck the "Open activated item in a new Window".
 
  


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